Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC (copying ITMRCCMTJRCC and EUNAVFOR MED) and asks for a Place of Safety

“… We are requesting a Place of Safety (as defined in the Annex to the 1979 SAR Convention, paragraph 1.3.2 and in the International Maritime Organization 2004 Rescue Guidelines) to promptly disembark all 60 survivors who are currently on-board.

MV Ocean Viking  in psn 33-37,9N 012-30,1E  at 2044Z

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